ALL-USA Preseason Boys Track and Field: Jumps

ALL-USA Preseason Boys Track and Field: Jumps

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ALL-USA Preseason Boys Track and Field: Jumps

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The American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Boys Track and Field team was selected by Fred Baer, the founder of Track and Field Writers of America, and Jack Shepard, the high school editor for Track & Field News.

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Here are the six athletes selected in the jumps (high jump, pole vault, long jump, triple jump). Returning ALL-USA selections are denoted with asterisks.

JARON BROOKS
School: Clay (Lexington, Ky.)
Year: Senior
Event, height: High jump, 7-2 ½ (i) (2016)

DARIUS CARBIN
School: Mt Pleasant (San Jose, Calif.)
Year: Senior
Event, height: High jump, 7-1 ¾ (i) (2016)

Armand Duplantis, shown with his father Greg (Photo: The Advertiser file photo)

Armand Duplantis, shown with his father Greg
(Photo: The Advertiser file photo)

ARMAND DUPLANTIS
School: Lafayette (La.)
Year: Sophomore
Event, height: Pole vault, 18-0 ½ (i) (2016)

Rayvon Grey (Photo: Patrick Oehler, Poughkeepsie Journal)

Rayvon Gray
(Photo: Patrick Oehler, Poughkeepsie Journal)

RAYVON GRAY
School: Beacon (N.Y.)
Year: Senior
Event, distance: Long jump, 26-0 ¼ (i) (2016)

HARRISON SCHRAGE
School: Grant (Portland, Ore.)
Year: Senior
Event, distance: Long jump, 24-11 ¼ (i) (2016)

Ja'Mari Ward Credit: Liz Carpenter

Ja’Mari Ward (Photo: Liz Carpenter)

JA’MARI WARD*
School: Cahokia (Ill.)
Year: Senior
Event, distance: Long jump, 25-6 1/2; triple jump, 51-11.

NEED TO KNOW

Duplantis set a national high school indoor record in the pole vault and is a possible candidate for the Swedish Olympic team. He has dual citizenship with an American father and Swedish mother. Ward is the two-time national leader in the triple jump.

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